Giving MBA Graduates the Edge in a Tough Job Market



    
    - Hult International Business School Gives Two Master's Degrees for the
    Price of one
    

    BOSTON, April 23 /CNW/ - Hult International Business School is offering
its incoming September MBA students the opportunity to extend their studies
and graduate with a Master of Finance degree at no extra cost, it was
announced today.
    In effect this means students at Hult, the world's first global business
school, will be able to graduate with two degrees in only 18 months.
    The Master of Finance has been designed in consultation with banking and
finance professionals and will provide first-class training for exceptional
students wanting a more detailed knowledge of finance than offered by an MBA.
The program consists of a number of core courses that lay a solid foundation
for a career in finance, a range of electives covering the main areas of
applied finance, and an action learning project bringing theory to life.
Program topics include Financial Analysis, Company Valuations, Investment
Banking, Portfolio Analysis, Investment Strategy, Financial Instruments and
Capital Markets.
    The MBA + Master of Finance program is designed for professionals who
want to fast-track their careers in finance, especially those interested in
careers related to:

    
    -   Investment, commercial and retail banking

    -   Investment management, hedge funds, security analysis and brokering

    -   The finance function of major for profit and not-for-profit
        organizations

    -   Capital markets, trade and risk management

    -   Accountancy firms, regulatory bodies and investor relations
    

    Dr Richard Joseph, Dean of Hult International Business School and former
investment banker, designed the program in collaboration with financial
professionals and academics. Dr. Joseph worked at Citibank, Lehman Brothers,
and Bear Stearns before entering academia. He drew on his experience in
corporate finance, securities trading, and mergers & acquisitions to develop a
rigorous and highly relevant curriculum.
    President Stephen Hodges, himself a former banker, added, "We are
offering our MBA students the opportunity to earn two Master's degrees because
this will substantially help them in their job search."
    To celebrate the launch of this exciting program, all successful Hult MBA
application submissions before April 30th, 2009 will be given a US$25,000
scholarship. The scholarship covers the tuition fee for the Master of Finance.

    Hult International Business School (http://www.hult.edu/) operates
campuses in Boston, London, Dubai and Shanghai. Its MBA program is ranked by
both the Financial Times and the Economist.





For further information:

For further information: rosathea.nardelli@hult.edu, +44-207-341-8710

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